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A Force More Powerful

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A Force More Powerful is a Documentary series which explores one of the 20th century’s most important but least understood stories: how nonviolent power has overcome oppression and authoritarian rule all over the world. Narrated by Ben Kingsley, and nominated for an Emmy, A Force More Powerful premiered on PBS in September 2000. (2 X 84 min

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Embracing Spiritual Awakening

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he Newest Embracing series study features Diana Butler Bass as the latest in this best-selling series known for world-class authors and commentators Best-selling author, speaker, scholar, and “cultural observer” Diana Butler Bass explores what Christianity may look like “beyond religion and beyond the church.” In this engaging and provocative study, Diana leads a small group of diverse adults, young adults, and youth in s fascinating discussion of how, both culturally and spiritually, we are in the midst of another of history’s “great...

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Peace with Justice for Palestine/Israel

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  A summary of information sources and actions you can take in relation to Peace with Justice for Palestine/Israel has been compiled by the Just Peace Working Group of the Church in Action Committee. Information summary list 2013

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Painting the Stars: Science, Religion and an Evolving Faith

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PAINTING THE STARS   Celebrating the communion of science and faith, Painting the Stars explores the promise of evolutionary Christian spirituality. Featuring a dozen leading theologians and progressive thinkers, the six-session program includes a printable participant reader (written by evolutionary theologian Bruce Sanguin) and a facilitator guide with discussion questions. The basic format for each 1-1½ hour session includes conversation around the readings, a 20-minute video presentation and guided discussion. The six themes: Toward Healing the Rift A Renaissance of...

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Winter Sabbath

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Yearning for Sabbath? This retreat will invite you and your community into a time of Sabbath.  Reflection, evocative questions and a presentation of images invite your Sabbath participation.

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Different Kind of Christmas

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A Different Kind of Christmas DVD with Leader Guide Help your church cast a vision of living and giving like Jesus, beginning with the Christmas season and continuing through the year. This five-week study helps participants see the traps and discontentment of consumerism and the call of God to live generously to fulfill God’s mission in the world.  

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Thrill of Hope: The Christmas Story in Word and Art

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Thrill of Hope: the Christmas Story in Word and Art (An Advent Study) A Thrill of Hope is a DVD study designed for use in older Sunday School classes, small-group studies, and other church group gatherings. This 50-minute DVD-based study presents the familiar story of Christmas as told in the gospels of Matthew and Luke. Each scripture passage is illustrated and interpreted in the stunning artwork of John August Swanson along with commentary by some of America’s premier biblical scholars, names such as Dr. Thomas A. Long, Dr. Michael Joseph Brown, Dr. Carol A. Newsom and...

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Embracing a Life of Meaning

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Embracing a Life of Meaning A 5-Session Study by Kathleen Norris with Tim Scorer Best-selling author Kathleen Norris provides a unique viewpoint of “what matters most,” including: •  Session 1: Belief (that to which we give our hearts) •  Session 2: The Bible (the collective story of the Christian people) •  Session 3: Community (where individualism and imperfection meet grace and aceptance) •  Session 4: Place (faith within the space of home, church, land, and people) •  Session 5: Us (what it means to remain in God’s image, countering our selfishness to embrace the...

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All Saints E-Retreat

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Who Lingers Close to Us? An E-Retreat for All Saints and All Souls Day 2012

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